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about energy policy. but, ed, mainly day care about people who know how to get things done. it's no different than anything you've been hearing all across the country. the american public is tired of the partisan bickering, they are tired of all of the back and forth. they want solutions to these problems. and that's our job. and i think they thought i'd deliver the solutions. >> okay, solution. tax cuts. would you go for getting rid of the bush tax cuts and taxing the top 2%, just what the president said today. can you go along with that? >> you know, we've been talking a lot, and you know me, i've spent a fair amount of my political life and my public life working in the tax area. my big concern is the difference between earned and unearned income. and i say this every time. i say, the bob cat worker in north dakota pays a higher tax rate than paris hilton, because she doesn't earn her income. she just lets her money make her money. and we need to figure out a way to equalize those rates. maybe not make them identical, but to equalize them. because this tax structure, when mi
dialogue to the problems we have in terms of energy and our energy sources. the president, yesterday, said he was going to be talking with people but i guess in terms of moving the ball forward on all things green, all things relating to the environment and our energy policy how optimistic are you that we're going to find a solution to this in the coming years, which is to say the next four? >> you know, in hearing the president speak and reading -- it's i guess confused as an observer and i love listening to you but trying to parse out what it means because what it goes back to for me, in the election, when politicians were separating ow the economy from birth control i was like, no, it's the same. when we hear, we have to see what's economically sound, and when we talk about climate change and energy, didn't i just hear, and don't we think the future is green jobs and what that means? so kind of stepping back, makes me feel frustrated because i feel like isn't that the direction we need to be going in and how do we convince americans that, yeah, you know what, prices at pump have to go u
be the top priority of everybody in the united states congress. we have to transform the energy system away from fossil fuel. cut greenhouse gas emissions, move to energy fishtdsy, move to sustainable energy, and when you do that, by the way, not only could we help lead the world in transforming our energy system, you can create millions of jobs. >> sir, great to see you this morning. thanks for your time. >> thank you. >> change without change. what does it mean for bipartisanship compromise? he asks the show. plus bp to pay up for the gulf coast oil spill. we'll bring you details ahead in the news now. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in mot
of credit on is energy conservation. higher cafe standards. >> fuel efficiency. >> fuel efficiency and the other which hopefully, which actually is part of this whole budget discussion although people aren't really focusing on it, do we renew the tax credits for wind and other alternative energy sources? the republicans don't want to renew that at all. they want to renew the tax credits for coal and oil as if the companies aren't profitable enough already. that's the first step even before the keystone. >> absolutely. i think a real untold story agreed that natural gas prices have helped drive coal share down to 34% of generated electricity in america which is huge. it used to be 50. but a huge portion that have is renewables. september, 100% of the new electricity generated in america was renewable. 100%. >> but i mean i think you also have the attention the other way. congressman nadler got to it. you have a lot of people day to day livelihood in plays like west virginia, louisiana. while their environment is being destroyed, if you think about louisiana as a state that is being
and freshwater will be scarce especially in developing nations. we're looking at how energy reform can balance climate change with our energy needs, and guys, last time we talked about climate change and in particular the potential for action aat the congressional federal level, i was quite depressed, not my norm. i have actually found a way to be optimistic despite this quite gloomy report. first of all, at the federal level, senator ron white, a democrat, and senator lisa murkowski do seem to be working together in a productive way which is exciting. both have a history of bipartisan accomplishments, so that's encouraging. there's a new report out from the center for climate strategies and they had an interesting chart that shows we have declined in the amount of emissions. the economy is the biggest factor, and if you look at this chart, that top pink ribbon is the decline in admissions because of the economy. all the rest of that stuff, though, together is the decline because of other factors, actions taken at the federal, state and local level. that reminded me what an important role the
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it incredibly cynical fashion, there's a little less energy behind the kind of conspiracy mongering except for john mccain ym who is in it until the end. >> but then today, the reason this was an important question today, today the talking points given to susan rice after the benghazi attack, those talking points were published. and if those talking points are what she was given to say, she hued essentially exactly to what she was briefed to say by the intelligence agency. so on the matter of her and whether she's the architect of the great coverup and can't be secretary of state and all these other thing, i thought today that settled it. >> it did, but i also think -- i guess i was to distinguish between two trends that happen in the republican party. there's this conspiracy mongering and this believing your own ridiculousness that happens. dick morris was calling into that agenda 21 briefing. that's a fairly prominent person in the american right these days. so there's that at one end. then there's the nihilistic obstruction. and the war on susan rice seems to be more in that latter cate
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energy and bio tech. he's governor of washington state. today andrew cuomo came out and said he will be asking for $30 billion for new york state in storm relief. that money would be in part to shore up new york's infrastructure so it can withstand storms of increased frequency and increased severity due to climate change. so while the new governor of washington will be out fighting climate change, the governor of new york is asking for money to make us more resilient to damage from climate change. maybe even climate change heading off further climate change, maybe that could be in the realm of possibility for a second term. what about the things that we know the president wanted to accomplish in his first term? he wanted to get done in his first term and didn't do. what about closing guantanamo? remember when that was the plan? maybe that's back in the realm of possibilities. let's go out on a wild hair. what about ending the war in afghanistan ahead of schedule? could a second obama term see the war ending earlier? what's within the realm of possibility now? what can democrats
a tlut about all of this they care about a farm bill, they care about energy policy, but mainly they care about sending people who know how to get along and get things done and it's no different than anybody you've been hearing all across the country. the american public is tired of the partisan bickering, they are tired of all of the back and forth. they want solutions to these problems. >> solution, tax cuts, would you go for getting rid of the bush tax cuts and taxing the top two%? would you go along with that. >> le take -- my big concerned is the difference between earned and unearned income. i say this every time. the bob cat worker in north dakota pay as higher tax rate than paris hilton because she doesn't earn her income. he just lets her money make her money. we need to figure out a way to equalize those rates. maybe not to make them identical but to equalize them. when mitt romney pays 15% and the average american mied family pays much higher, there is something with the tax code and that needs to be fixed. >> what about going back to the old race, going back to the wealthiest
at the pursuit of fusion which he thinks is the future of american energy or energy worldwide. his idea is that too many people wind up becoming part of a scientific establishment that it ultimately restricts their originality and creativity, and he is going to stay outside it, and keep the work for him since he was a kid. >> yeah, obviously. >> yeah. very interesting guy. >> and finally we have time for this, a celebrated professor of psychiatry that is also on your list. he publicly apologizes for errors in his work. talking about robert spencer. >> yes, richard, one of the things that we set out the do when we started doing this group, this collection, this list a few years ago was to identify people who have been publicly willing to change their mind and announce they were wrong about some big matter, and it turns out that sis a very, very hard category of people to find. robert spitzer fits it. he is an imminent psychiatrist and many years at columbia university and a giant in his field, but he put out a study in 2001 that basically validated the idea of what is called reparative t
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. talk about energy independence. there should be an american energy independence bill and, for example, the renewable industry desperately needs the extension of the production tax credit. if they don't get it they're dead. they literally are dead. they need that. we should be doing everything we can to promote renewables. we're not going to get that from the republicans in congress unless we give them the keystone pipeline. here's the environmental base -- >> forsaking -- >> hates the keystone pipeline but the reality of it is, that's the type of horse trading that has to go on when you don't have leverage that you have on -- you have leverage on immigration because 71/29. republicans can read the 71/29. >> it's not even leverage. >> i would be curious to know your thoughts on this. the president i think is really a centrist and i think -- i won't say has disdain for the ultraleft wing of the democratic party but is, you know -- will give up their priorities to make a grandeur bargain on a number of things. i think immigration will be a really interesting piece. i think that that's al
electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. part of a whole new line of tablets from dell. it's changing the conversation. ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." the president answered questions today at his press conference for the first time on the scandal that has forced the resignation of his cia director. it took time to offer strong praise, by the way, he did, for petraeus. listen to how well he praises this guy that's just been forced to resign. i wanted to know why he did it, but first let's hear it. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction, in iraq, in afghanistan, and as head of the cia. i want to emphasize that from my perspective at least, he has provided this country an extraordinary service. we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. and my main hope right now is that h
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, ed. the same energy, the same vocation, the same numbers, the same enthusiasm, that latinos came out to vote for president barack obama, that's the kind of enthusiasm, energy, vocation, and commitment -- >> we got to do the dream act. >> we have to show to the cause. we cannot start to wander or wonder whether or not we were right. let me just say this. one out of ten voters today is latino. in ten years, most will tell you that 25% of all voting age americans will be latino. so it's a growing population. and it's a population, because democracy is a tough thing. >> what about that, michael? >> i think the congressman is exactly right. i've been saying since election night the reality for the gop is every month 50,000 hispanics turn 18 years old. and if we are not prepared to deal with that math, to deal with that reality, then we will be the party of the whigs. we will go -- >> leave it there. thank you. congressman luis gutierrez and michael steele with us on "the ed show." thanks so much. remember to answer tonight's question there at the bottom of the screen. share your thoughts
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affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. >>> okay. so in the wake of a high profile resignation of david petraeus and the new allegations surrounding john allen in afghanistan, there are lots of new questions being asked about how the scandal could affect the future of the cia and the covert community. joining me with insight is former cia operative who is also the author of a new spy novel. let's talk about this, michael, because someone who has close tabs to the espionage community and this is playing out basically better than fiction, as we watch the details come out about this, what are people inside of the intelligence community saying and reacting to what we were watching with the general petraeus and also ge
, the chairman of the energy and commerce committee. so it's not just paul ryan who was put in this special position. there's these three guys also acting or have advisory roles. but that aside, i mean, the electorate for midterm elections are very different and tend to favor republicans especially because how the districts are carved up now. the electorate tends to be older. it tends to have less minorities. i don't know that this hinges on it, but i will say that when you look at polling right now, it does show that the burden is on republicans if there is a move over the fis kwcal cliff, rightw gallup and pew said republicans will be the ones taking the blame. >> nancy pelosi insists that raising tax rate for the rich is going to happen. let me show you this. >> we've seen talk about a possible compromise that would leave rates the same but cap deductions for high-income earners. is that something that's acceptable? >> no. >> not at all. no way. >> well, no. i mean, the president made it very clear in his campaign that there is not enough -- there are not enough -- what you just describe
and energy into it. >> and do they feel support by the company. >> let's move on the next one. this is about cashing in on social media. >> how would i be able to maximize my social network? >> you use social media quite a bit. >> so there are two or three things that people will pay for. networking, content and education. if you're a social network can provide one or the other, you you know, can make money through ads but you got to have masses of people coming to your website. i find that people are very eager, they are willing to pay for the connections and a lot for education. >> i would pick up on that on education. most sites don't have facebook numbers where you make a lot of money advertising. if you have a specialized area and this site does i think it's hunting and you can do videos on your site around, i don't know anything about hunting, then you can get companies in that space, to you know, sponsor pre-roll or post-roll on the video. >> advertising. you're both talking about advertising or use your sposhl media in a smart way that sells your product and monetizing your social kb
and people-to-people exchanges. we will also strengthen our cooperation in energy and securities. furthermore we agree that target is a -- location and the asian communities, we will work together to make this, contributing towards global economic opportunities within this context, i inform the president that thailand will initiate negotiation and undertake the necessary process. the president and i had wide ranging discussion about regional shoe and i welcome his upcoming visit to myanmar. we believe our bilateral partnership can help contribute to regional peace, securities and prosperity. but our cooperation goes beyond the regions. at the global level thailand is concern concerned with weapons of mass destruction. i informed the president that thailand will enjoy the proliferation security initiative of psi. we believe psi will help them from following into the wrong hands. which is in the shared interest of all. the president and i also discuss on how to tackle human trafficings. i reaffirm my commitment to fight human trafficking. we also discuss cooperation on combatting terrorisms and
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, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >>> we are back with more from our round table, talk about politics and how the president one, i want to talk with the fiscal cliff. bob woodward, offer secret white house document that goes back to the grand bargain negotiations, tell us what it is and what it means, you think. >> well, this is the last offer the president, the white house made last year to speaker boehner to try to reach this $4 trillion grand bargain and it's long and it's tedious and it's got budget jargon in it, but what it cho shoels a willingness to cut all kinds of things, like tricare, which is the sacred health insurance program for the military for military retirees. tricare, which is the sacred health insurance program for the military for military retirees. tricare, which is the sacred health insurance program for the military for military retirees.e tricare, which is the sacred health insurance program for the military for military retirees. tricare, which is the sacred health
, there are all kinds of interesting models that are emerging throughout the states. with respect to energy independence and greater use of natural gas which is going to constitute a whole new opening economically for us. there are states that are way ahead of others in that regard. so paying close attention to the best practices that are emerging in the 50 states, i think, is a critically important thing for republicans to do as well. >> let's go there. we had david frum on the other day. i don't agree with david on all the issues, but he talked about how conservatives and republicans were lied to. they were lied to by -- i think -- what did he call them? the conservative entertainment complex. and they were. i mean, what would happen is, a pollster who basically was engaging in witchcraft and not polling would come out with a poll that would show -- you pick the state that you wanted mitt romney to be ahead in, he would give it to you. the top conservative website would then put it on the top of the page. and then cable news channels and talk radio hosts would come on. and all day we woul
and the energy on the ground. so the fact that he won it was wonderful. it was a little icing on the cake, like i say, very proud for our president and our florida. >> let's show everybody. the final vote count in florida shows president obama eking out this slim win. 74,000 of vote victory. but it was the second straight time that he carried the state. it has been solidly republican in the past. do you think florida is more blue or purplish nowadays going forward? >> it's sort of a purple-blue, if you will. i think that you're right. in past elections, george bush did very well here. but starting with president obama, it's been trending more and more democratic. and i think a lot of that is what's happening in the i-4 corridor. pinellas county, st. petersburg, my home, hillsboro county here in tampa, both went for the president. but more significantly, orange and osceola counties, you had a great turnout of new puerto r o ricans that made a huge difference in this election, with the immigration issue, of course. >> one thing we need to discuss is the situation in florida. it was an 11-page ball
superior, mr. clapper, head of all the energies services? why did he get confronted with basically a request to resign? how did that happen if this wasn't criminal, what he was doing? >> because he wasn't on active duty, and, of course, in the military under the uniform code of military justice, marital infidelity is a criminal offense. not so in -- >> even for retirees i understand. >> well, not if you're retired. you're no longer under the code of military justice. >> well, i just got a different reading on that. i just got a different reading on that ten minutes ago but maybe you're right. >> so the lawyers can fight over this, chris. you're right. but the larger point is that the shame that he feels he's brought upon himself and his service trumps any legal niceties, and he i'm sure felt that he had to resign because he'd really violated the trust that everyone in the military had in him, even though he was retired. don't forget that he was -- go ahead, chris, i'm listening. >> the other general allen who is now leading our services is a more live question. how does he explain
, tax reform, deficit reduction, alternative energy. and as alicia said, many of them not only were central in the campaign and people voted for the president, some of them that were not central in the campaign when polled, americans seem to be going that way. are we seeing the second term the president obama bring in more of progressive policies than we've seen in a long time? >> i think he thinks he has a mandate and certainly the progressive message did very well on election day. i do think immigration is one area where republicans are very nervous and they would do very well to kind of step up and start working on comprehensive reform. otherwise they're going to have a lot more elections like this one, where they are just getting throttled on that issue in the latino community. but also as we talk about the budget's going to be addressed, obama care now is not going to be on the table like it was last time around. and a lot more wiggle room on issues like, you know, climate change and jobs and stuff like that for the the president to maneuver. >> alicia, what do you feel is the
. keeping this country at the forefront of research, technology and clean energy. putting people back to work, rebuilding our roads, our bridges and our schools. and reducing our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. now on this last item, we face a very clear deadline that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes, and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. yesterday i had a chance to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input, today i'm meeting with ceos of some of america's largest companies. and i'll meet with leaders of both parties of congress before the week is out because there's only one way to solve these challenges and that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and new ideas. and i've been encouraged over the past week to hear republican after republican agree on the need for more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our arithmetic if we're going to be serious about redu
in the golan heights. it doesn't have the time or energy to invest in syria, but if things spiral out of control, how much pressure does that also put on israel to act? >> i think the israelis have been pretty clear, including in the last few days, that they have absolutely no interest in getting involved in what's going on in syria. there's so many different reasons for that. first of all, it's an intractable conflict. beyond that, none of the actors involved are pro-israelis. the worst thing they can do is get involved in the conflict and give the regime some kinld of political cover saying we're not just fighting against revolutionaries but against israeli spies and the massad. from israel's perspective they have nuch problems dealing with gaza. the last thing that they need is to add to that plate, and what can be gained by getting involved in syria from the israel's perspective? whoever wins in syria from israel's perspective is the enemy. >> that's right. thanks so much. >> thank you very much. >> up next, oh, mitt. why can't you just leave well enough alone? first we heard romn
the administration simply is going to have to watch republicans spend their energy on this. david petraeus tried to make the argument, defending susan rice, that she was repeating talking points, that she'd been given for the reason that the administration did not want to alert terrorist groups that we knew that they were behind the attack. i'm not sure that that's going to quiet the criticism. we're just going to have to see how long it plays out. >> you saw the meeting yesterday with the president and congressional leaders on the fiscal cliff. how confident are you that a compromise will be reached in a timely fashion? >> pretty confident, actually, alex. you know, i thought the outcome of that meeting was about as positive as you could hope to see from a bipartisan meeting of congressional leaders with the president of the united states, all four leaders, pelosi, mcconnell, reid, boehner, spoke positively about their prospects. about not waiting until the very end of the year to do it. john boehner laid out in that meeting a framework, a two-step process that would involve reaching a framewor
. the rig is owned by black elk energy. four other workers are in critical condition. >>> and in missouri, police say a 20-year-old man is under arrest, accused of planning a mass shooting at a sunday night showing of the "twilight" move. police say his mother called authorities, afraid that her son had bought two rifles similar to the ones use in the colorado theater shooting. police say lammers admitted to that plan. >>> more on the developing situation in the middle east. could there be a ceasefire in the works, one that would include a guarantee from i that it would l not resume assassinations of high-ranking palestinian leaders and a ceasing of rockets from gaza? earlier on msnbc, the chief spokesman for prime minister netanyahu was skeptical of a truce. >> we're interested in a real solution, and not in a band-aid solution. if we get quiet tomorrow, but a week from now, a month from now we just get more rockets on our civilian population, that's not an option. we don't want a quick fix that doesn't really work. >> and for the latest on our developing story, let's go now to tel aviv,
that obama came into that meeting with a tremendous amount of confidence and energy, that he had put the question before the american people, 60% of the american people said yes, as part of this fiscal cliff deal, taxes have to gun on to ue wealthy, and i think he'll get a good deal. >> i think they'll get a punting deal. but romney, he made an unfortunate comment, but the biggest problem he had was the republican primary. that is what is driving the brand to a disaster right now. and we have to get kind of a party view of america that is not right out of rush limbaugh's dream journal. we need to look at reality. >> what's the future of the tea party? you heard bill kristol saying we should give up some of this protection of tax cuts for wealthy americans. are you prepared to give up on that particular point to get a larger deal, including cutting government back significantly? >> i'm not if what it means is that we're going to raise taxes and we're not going to decrease any spending. if you remember that moment in the primary where they asked all 10 candidates -- >> the 10 to one, r
in with budget and energy and commerce and upton. what you're going to see is going forward is paul ryan's fingers will be on any potential deal that could emerge between speaker boehner and president obama. and that's actually very important for speaker boehner because despite the loss that paul ryan had on a national level, he still has a considerable amount of clout within the house republican conference where a lot of folks will look towards where ryan goes. if ryan votes yes, that gives them enough cover to vote yes on a deal. >> the republican house conference seems to be operating in an alternative universe because mr. ryan told abc that the president didn't have a mandate. rather, he and his house gap gop have one. he said i think the ideas we talked about, i think they're popular ideas. did the election not happen? >> when they say they're popular ideas, they believe that -- >> that the electorate dismissed them and did not vote for them. >> but they believe that the issue of the debt is still one that they're very strong on, that people do not like to have the $16 trillion debt
it turns out. >> if you're going to have a vibrant economy you need entrepreneurial energy and innovation and all that stuff, but you also need not just entrepreneurs but you need workers. >> voters. >> the vast majority of those people are not going to be people who start businesses in their garage. they're not going to start apple, not going to start bain. they're going to go out and work for people who start things. if you can't talk to those people and have a vision that encompasses both, the northwesterlial animal spirits that make our xhe work and the people who are actually out there just putting in their time and working hard for -- and playing by the rules as bill clinton liked to say, if you can't speak to both of those, you're not going to be able to be a winner or have a governing majority that is stable in this country. it's not possible. >> howard, the great swing voters, reagan democrats, more conservative, many catholics, but just middle of the road people, i'm not sure they're all capitalists and tie coopycoonst. they're general pie peoplely people that go to work and com
energy and innovation and all that stuff, but you also need not just entrepreneurs but workers. >> voters. >> the vast majority of those people are not going to be people who start businesses in their garage, not going to start apple or bane. they're going to go out and work for people who start things. if you can't talk to those people and have a vision that encompasses both, the entrepreneurial, animal spirits that make our economy work and also the people who are actually out there just putting in their time and working hard for -- and playing by the rules as bill clinton liked to say, you can't speak to both of those, you won't be able to be a winner or have a governing majority that's stable in this country. it's just not possible. >> how are the great swing voters in the country we used to call reagan democrats, more catholics but middle of the road people, who swing right when times are bald and don't like the democrats' current performance, i'm not sure they're all capitalists and run laundries and dry cleaners and shopkeepers. they go to work and come off the shift. >> no. that's
welcome your ideas, your energy and your enthusiasm. >> the first caucus in history when the history of civilized government to have a majority of women and minorities in the caucus. you can applaud that. [ applause ] >> after january swearing in they'll have the first bisexual women, the first hindu from hawaii and the first asian-american woman in the senate. that's just a fraction of the firsts. the freshman class have more democrats than republicans, are 20 fewer than the last and still have six unresolved seats. orientation is two weeks long. that's an indication of what jimmy stewart's character lorned in the 1939 classic "mr. smith goes to washington." the hours can be long and the political battles, chris, exhausting, as you know. >> any "time" you can bring in jimmy stewart. >> i had to. i'm a sucker for that. >> thanks so much, richard and that wraps up this hour of "jansing and company." i'm chris jansing. thomas roberts is up next. good morning, thomas. >> good morning to you. good morning, everybody. agenda next hour, the president prepping for his first news conference
dream. but such a vision isn't actually inclusive. it speaks to those whose energies will likely make them successes no matter what they do and says little to people who didn't think of life in such dynamic terms. many people crave security and stability rather than risk taking and that doesn't make them any less american. they are the workers rather than the job creators and all societies need both. romney is right that the obama vision is too centered on government but his is too centered on the promotion of business and wealth creation at the expense of everything else. >> a very long excerpt. john, we'll have you on when your new book comes out and read the first three chapters. a fascinating bit of information. your wife worked here for a very long time. >> she did, almost two decades. she worked for "saturday night live" for almost 20 years. >> fantastic. so she's moved on to greener pastures. >> she has moved on to other pastures. she is now a talent agent at icm. so this is interesting. i've been on many other floors of this 30 rock but not this one. >> this is homecoming for
to that the natural gas discoveries and energy suddenly becomes our strong suit moving forward. wow. >> that's much more -- and in the long-term, that's so much more important to national security than what we've been talking about. >> yeah. i would agree. >> it is shocking. >>> from a parade of papers, the "houston chronicle," less than a week from president obama's election, petition from texans to secede from the union. similar petitions have been filed on the white house website from a number of states from florida to oregon. the white house has promised any petition that gained more than 25,000 signatures would get serious going over. and way to be constructive, guys. >>> the washington post, holiday shopping. >> it is. >> created a new term in the retail wars, black thanksgiving, big box stores like walmart, toys r us, and sears would open their doors at 8:00 in the evening on thanksgiving day instead of at midnight. retailers are trying to make the most of what could be an average at best shopping season. time to go to politico. >> don't you sit around at night watching football games or the
our shores two years ago. you chastised president obama's energy policy by saying it was ". subservient by-product of his radical environmental policy." but even as our fragile coast loses a football field of protective wetlands every 38 minutes, you, bobby, remain in favor of new drilling parcels, hydrofracking and the keystone xl pipeline. just who is the environmental radical. >> tell you what, if you're board dealing with the real problems that face us in louisiana and ready to move onto the national stage, don't wait. pull a palin. quit now. we'll find somebody else. because you know as we say in nerdland, #fbj. forget bobby jindal. sincerely, melissa. into their work, their name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealt
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